No cropping options in Writer if the image is pasted from Impress
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the attached presentation file
2. Copy the image
3. Open a new Writer document and paste the image
4. It's not possible to crop the image
It's not possible to edit the image
Editing should be possible
User Profile Reset: No
Build ID: 970b431f1a7b6b96c4c9536657ce4fe9d8f5b585
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.2; UI render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2017-05-11_23:07:53
Locale: en-US (nl_NL); Calc: single
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:45.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/45.0
Created attachment 133308 [details]
By default it pastes it as Impress 8. If you paste special - bitmap, you can crop. Not sure, if we are supposed to be able to crop these Impress 8 things?
Can Regina answer this question?
Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: c0968aa4673a8ac9a8a09a0e291b58b94bdbb35e
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.10; UI render: default; VCL: kde4;
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group
Built on May 13th 2016
"Impress 8" produces an OLE. There crop is not needed, because it is done by the frame.
"Drawing Format" produces a shape. In Draw/Impress the command .uno:GrafAttrCrop contains the cropping. This command is not available in Writer. Therefore not the original image is inserted, but an image that only has the part, that remains after cropping. --> Feature request: Implement .uno:GrafAttrCrop for those shapes, that would be able to be cropped in Draw/Impress and then insert the shape in original size and crop it.
"GDI" contains an image wrapped into a vector format.
"Bitmap" contains an image directly.
Both "GDI" and "Bitmap" contain only the part, that remains after cropping. That has always been this way, so I would say it is more a feature request than a bug. I think, that the current behavior can be improved. The images can be inserted in original size and the same cropping as in Draw/Impress can then be applied automatically. For such images cropping is available in Writer as part of .uni:GraphicDialog. I don't know, whether the clipboard already contains the needed information.
Cropping is part of the style of family "Graphic" in file format. LibreOffice distinguishes between images as shapes and Writer-images, but nevertheless uses the same kind of style in file format, only naming one "gr" and the other "fr". Currently this distinction is necessary, because the capabilities of "Draw-Images" and "Writer-Images" are different.
The aim should be, to get rid of "Writer-Images". This issue belongs to this aim, regardless of naming it "bug" or "feature request".
This bug contains two problems, perhaps split it?
I cannot find a (Meta-)bug for removing Writer-images, but likely my search was bad. There should be one, because free rotation of images belongs to the same aim.
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #3)
> I cannot find a (Meta-)bug for removing Writer-images, but likely my search
> was bad. There should be one, because free rotation of images belongs to the
> same aim.
With the help of https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/Tracking_Bugs I only found bug 103152
*** Bug 112655 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
According to https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=112655#c1,
height and width can be changed in 6.0.
Could you please try to reproduce it with a master build from http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/ ?
You can install it alongside the standard version.
I have set the bug's status to 'NEEDINFO'. Please change it back to 'UNCONFIRMED' if the bug is still present in the master build
The cropping dialog is still not available for a image as Draw/Impress shape in Writer.
** Please read this message in its entirety before responding **
To make sure we're focusing on the bugs that affect our users today, LibreOffice QA is asking bug reporters and confirmers to retest open, confirmed bugs which have not been touched for over a year.
There have been thousands of bug fixes and commits since anyone checked on this bug report. During that time, it's possible that the bug has been fixed, or the details of the problem have changed. We'd really appreciate your help in getting confirmation that the bug is still present.
If you have time, please do the following:
Test to see if the bug is still present with the latest version of LibreOffice from https://www.libreoffice.org/download/
If the bug is present, please leave a comment that includes the information from Help - About LibreOffice.
If the bug is NOT present, please set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED-WORKSFORME and leave a comment that includes the information from Help - About LibreOffice.
Please DO NOT
Update the version field
Reply via email (please reply directly on the bug tracker)
Set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED - FIXED (this status has a particular meaning that is not
appropriate in this case)
If you want to do more to help you can test to see if your issue is a REGRESSION. To do so:
1. Download and install oldest version of LibreOffice (usually 3.3 unless your bug pertains to a feature added after 3.3) from http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/
2. Test your bug
3. Leave a comment with your results.
4a. If the bug was present with 3.3 - set version to 'inherited from OOo';
4b. If the bug was not present in 3.3 - add 'regression' to keyword
Feel free to come ask questions or to say hello in our QA chat: https://kiwiirc.com/nextclient/irc.freenode.net/#libreoffice-qa
Thank you for helping us make LibreOffice even better for everyone!